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Shade Shrubs

Zone 4211 | new gold coaster added on August 9, 2011 | Answered

What can I plant in full shade under trees for a border, as my house doesn't have a side fence?

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Heather
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Answered on August 10, 2011

Here are a few options: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/shgen/shade-loving-shrubs.htm Most won't provide thick privacy cover, but would serve as a property line marker.

To be honest, shrubs directly under trees, even shrubs that like shade, have a hard time. Trees tend to suck out all the available moisture in the soil, which makes it hard for shrubs to survive.

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